Heard Elementary School

Heard Elementary School serves 551 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 56%.
Heard Elementary School operates within the Chatham County School District.

Overview

The student population of 551 students has declined by 15% over five years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has declined by 22% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 551 students
Heard Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 31% Male / 69%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
Heard Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Heard Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 is more than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 15:1
Heard Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
3%
Heard Elementary School Asian Students (1994-2013)
Hispanic
5%
13%
Heard Elementary School Black Students (1994-2013)
Black
53%
37%
Heard Elementary School Black Students (1994-2013)
White
30%
44%
Heard Elementary School White Students (1994-2013)
Two or more races
11%
3%
Heard Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Heard Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown GA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.62 0.40
Heard Elementary School Diversity Score (1994-2013)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
49%
52%
Heard Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
11%
7%
Heard Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 41,073 students has grown by 20% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,593 is higher than the state average of $9,939. The district revenue/student has grown by 30% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,692 is higher than the state average of $10,367. The district spending/student has grown by 24% over four years.
School District Name Chatham County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
56
5
Number of Students Managed 41,073 3,197
Chatham County School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $394 MM $34 MM
Chatham County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $364 MM $36 MM
Chatham County School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,593 $9,939
Chatham County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,692 $10,367
Chatham County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Savannah Gateway To College High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Uhs Of Savannah Coastal Harbor Treatment Center (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Uhs Of Savannah Coastal Harbor Treatment Center (0.7 miles away)
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  • SavannahSavannah Corporate Performance Learning Academy
    Alternative School
    151 Coach Joe Turner St
    SavannahGA 31408
    (912)695-6750
    Alternative School

    0.6 mi | Gr.  | n/a students                      
  • SavannahSavannah Gateway To College High School
    Charter School
    5717 White Bluff Rd
    SavannahGA 31405
    (912)443-5777
    Charter School

    0.6 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 105 students                      
  • SavannahUhs Of Savannah Coastal Harbor Treatment Center
    1150 Cornell Ave
    SavannahGA 31406
    (912)354-3911
    0.7 mi | Gr. 4-10 | 10 students                      
  • SavannahPulaski Elementary School
    1001 Tibet Ave
    SavannahGA 31419
    (912)395-6466
    1.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 648 students                      
  • SavannahJenkins High School
    Magnet School
    1800 East De Renne Ave
    SavannahGA 31406
    (912)395-6300
    Magnet School

    1.3 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1155 students                      

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